Bioarchaeology at Çatalhöyük:
Life Stresses in a Neolithic Urban Community in the Ancient Near East
What really happened 10,000 years ago when people began to settle towns and cities, domesticate plants and animals, and create complex cultures? Dr. Larsen will take you on odyssey of discovery to where it all began – Çatalhöyük – to reveal surprising transformations of humanity that shapes us even today. Through the study of the human skeleton, Dr. Larsen reconstructs the origins of western civilization in an example of anthropological science at its best.